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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Nov 3, 2010 9:58am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Today's Barn Burner...or Cube Killer, whichever (not TDIH)

Isandlwana?

That was an impressive stand. It might have turned out differently if Durnford's 24th Foot hadn't run out of ammo and been able to hold the flank a little longer. His main force at the front had the Zulus completely pinned down because of their shooting accuracy.

Do you remember what the classic Zulu attack formation was called? I vaguely remember 'buffalo horn' or something along those lines?

I now yield the remainder of my time to my esteemed colleagues who wish to get back to the Dead......